Well i can't call my self RockRash Offroad anymore, someone beat me to the rights to the name. So I'll just be TOASTY's custom fab and RockRash will become the Elite of our local club Az Crew. That aside I'm changing directions on the things i normally do like bumpers and skidplates to small things like Lifts and IFS parts. The reason is that when someone wants a bumper or a set of skids even if the price is right the shipping is killer and nobody likes that. The other thing is that I don't work in a shop with all the equipment to build that stuff anymore, mainly CNC machinery. The shop i'm in now does not allow me to use their tools for anything personal or work afterhours so I'm stuck using my limited selection of tools.
New stuff i'm currently working on; DIY body lifts and Gen 1 bolt on Idler support. I already make a bunch of body lifts as it is but i've never offered them for sale to anyone other than my friends. Here's the deal, I don't really care to go to the hardware store and buy bolts or figure out wich bolts are needed because some trucks have odd bolts depending on the year. All the bolts are the same except the back 2 so take out one front and one rear then buy a bolt whatever size body lift longer. Buying the new hardware usually costs about $20 so if i can make bodylift kits minus hardware (that's the DIY part) for $50 would anyone be interested? this is figuring 12 2" pucks and it would be a bit less for guys with 10 pucks and a bit more for 3" pucks but not much. I just barely got the Gen 1 idler arm today so next week i'll make a template and a prototype. Basically it will cradle the idler to keep it from bending so easily and you gen 1 guys with 33's or bigger know how easy that is. I think i can do this on the cheap as well and i'll have it tested on a Monty with 35's out on the rocks to make sure it's worth doing before i start pushing everyone to buy them. Let me know what you guys think.
-------------------- Az Crew, full fledged member!
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